This mix combines hardy annual and perennial varieties that, once established, need little extra water or fertilizer. Formulated for the eastern U.S. and southeast Canada. Mix contains: • Agastache foeniculum - Anise Hyssop (P) • Aster ptarmicoides - White Upland Aster (P) • Cassia fasciculate - Partridge Pea (A) • Coreopsis basalis -Golden Wave Tickseed (A) • Coreopsis lanceolata - Lanceleaf Coreopsis (P) • Coreopsis tinctoria - Plains Coreopsis (A) • Dalea purpurea - Purple Prairie Clover (P) • Echinacea pallida - Pale Purple Coneflower (P) • Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower (P) • Gaillardia pulchella - Indian Blanket (A) • Lupinus perennis - Perennial Lupine (P) • Oenothera missouriensis - Dwarf Evening Primrose (P) • Ratibida columnifera - Prairie Coneflower (P) • Rudbeckia amplexicaulis - Clasping Coneflower (P) • Salvia coccinea - Scarlet Sage (A) • Tradescantia ohiensis - Ohio Spiderwort (P) (Varieties are subject to change depending upon availability.) Ht. 6-48". Avg. 12,700 seeds/oz. Packet: 500 seeds.
Latin Name: Varies
Days to Maturity or Bloom:
Shipping Information & Notes
CAUTION: This mix contains Lupinus perennis, commonly known as lupine. All parts of this plant are poisonous, including the seeds. Exercise extreme caution around children and pets. The purchaser assumes all liabilities relating to the use of this product.
DAYS TO GERMINATION: 10-28 days at 65-75°F (18-24°C).
SOWING: Direct seed (recommended): Prepare weed-free field or bed area. Broadcast mixture evenly over area. Lightly rake seed and gently tamp into soil. Seed should be no deeper than 1/8". Keep area moist to aid germination. Planting Times: Plant in late spring, after late frost, early summer or fall. Fall seeding can be very successful, especially on dry soils. Fall plantings are dormant seedings and the seeds will not germinate until spring.
LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.
PLANT SPACING: Varies.
SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Average, well-drained soil.
SEEDING RATES: A packet (approximately 500 seeds) sows a 75-100' row or 5-10 square feet, 5-9 oz. sows 1,000 square feet; 12-24 lb./acre. Use the higher rate for maximum color and when adequate soil preparation and weed control are not possible.